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  • Main Title Replica Registration Service - Functional Interface Specification1.0


  • Author: Shoshani, Arie
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Sim, Alex
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Stockinger, Kurt
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy. Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE Director. Office of Science. Advanced Scientific Computing Research


  • Name: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
    Place of Publication: Berkeley, California
    Additional Info: Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA (United States)


  • Creation: 2005-02-28


  • English


  • Content Description: The goal of the Replica Registration Service (RRS) is toprovide a uniform interface to various file catalogs, replica catalogs,and metadata catalogs. It can be thought of as an abstraction of theconcepts used in such systems to register files and their replicas. Someexperiments may prefer to support their own file catalogs (which may havetheir own specialized structures, semantics, and implementations) ratherthan use a standard replica catalog. Providing an RRS that can interactwith such a catalog (for example by invoking a script) can permit thatcatalog to be invoked as a service in the same way that other replicacatalogs do. If at a later time the experiment wishes to change toanother file catalog or an RLS, it is only a matter of developing an RRSfor that new catalog and replacing the existing catalog. In addition,some systems use metadata catalogs or other catalogs to manage the filename spaces. Our goal is to provide a single interface that supports theregistration of files into such name spaces as well as retrieving thisinformation.


  • Keyword: Specifications
  • Keyword: Functionals
  • STI Subject Categories: 42
  • Keyword: Replicas


  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • Report No.: LBNL--57520
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-05CH11231
  • DOI: 10.2172/924841
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 924841
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc899452